Poll: Voters view coronavirus as the country's most important issue

One-third of voters say the most important problem facing the country is the coronavirus pandemic, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds.

Thirty-three percent of registered voters in the Nov. 27-30 survey said the virus was the nation's top issue.

Fifteen percent of respondents said the economy was the biggest problem currently facing the United States followed by health care and corruption, at 8 and 7 percent, respectively.  

The survey found 46 percent of respondents who said they voted for President-elect BidenJoe BidenHaiti prime minister warns inequality will cause migration to continue Pelosi: House must pass 3 major pieces of spending legislation this week Erdoğan says Turkey plans to buy another Russian defense system MORE said the pandemic was the country's most important issue.

Twenty-one percent of respondents who cast their ballots for President TrumpDonald TrumpGraham says he hopes that Trump runs again Trump says Stacey Abrams 'might be better than existing governor' Kemp Executive privilege fight poses hurdles for Trump MORE said the same.

A Hill-HarrisX poll conducted Nov. 10-13 found 63 percent of voters said they would likely take a coronavirus vaccine if one became available in 2020, up from 59 percent in a Sept. 10-14 survey. 

The Hill-HarrisX poll was conducted online among 2,825 registered voters. It has a margin of error of 1.84 percentage points.

Gabriela Schulte